Horarium
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the priory website, dhspriory.org, for the latest information.
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
Calendar
  • Tuesday, October 17, 6 PM

    Muslim Philosophers and the Christian Middle Ages

    Prof. Thérèse Cory (Notre Dame)

    University of Oklahoma, Nielsen Hall 170

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute at OU

  • Wednesday, October 18, 6 PM

    Evil: The Great Accuser of God’s Existence

    Fr. John Harris, O.P.

    University College Dublin, Room B101 in the Newman Building

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Newman Society at UCD.

  • Thursday, October 19, 6 PM

    Understanding Nietzsche’s Postmodern Critique of Christianity

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC/Thomistic Institute)

    Harvard University, Emerson 108 in Harvard Yard

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy

  • Thursday, October 19, 7 PM

    Blinded by Scientism? The Proper Role-and Limits-of Science in the Quest for Truth

    Prof. Edward Feser (Pasadena City College)

    U.C. Berkeley, Barrows 166

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute at UC Berkeley

  • Friday, October 20

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Friday, October 20, 12:30 PM

    Where Rights Come From and What They Mean for Healthcare

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC/Thomistic Institute)

    Harvard Medical School (final room location TBA)

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and the Catholic Students Association

  • Tuesday, October 31

    7:30 PM - Vigil of All Saints, DHS Chapel

  • Friday, November 3

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Monday, November 6, 3:30 PM

    Reading Between the Lines: Neglected Notation in Dominican Mass Manuscripts

    Dr. Eleanor Giraud (University of Limerick)

    Aquin Hall, PFIC

  • Wednesday, November 8, 6PM

    The Drama of Grace: Sigrud Undset and the Narrative of Conversion

    Fr. Raymund Snyder, O.P. (Thomistic Institute)

    Catholic Information Center, D.C.

  • Thursday, November 9, 7 PM

    Does God Exist? An Argument for God’s Existence from Thomas Aquinas

    Fr. James Brent, O.P. (PFIC)

    JMHI Preclinical Teaching Building (PCTB)

    Sponsored by the Hopkins Thomistic Institute

  • Saturday, November 11, 1 PM

    “Angels, Demons and Aquinas”

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17

    Registration for Spring 2018 Classes

  • Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library close at noon on Wednesday)

  • Tuesday, December 5 - Monday, December 11

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Saturday, December 9, 12 PM

    The Virgin Mary: Full of Grace and Mother of God

    Fr. Andrew Hofer, O.P. (PFIC)

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, December 11

    Reading Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Tuesday, December 12, 4PM

    The Rational Mystery: The Promise of Catholicism in the 21st Century

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC)

    Alexander Reading Room, Baylor University

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Baylor University Honors College

  • Tuesday, December 12 - Friday, December 15

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 15

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, December 18 - Wednesday, December 20

    Special Exam Period

  • Thursday, December 21

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

    PFIC reopens on January 2, 2018

  • Saturday, April 14, 6 PM, 2018

    Eighth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

    Cloister of the Dominican House of Studies

  • Monday, May 7, 2018

    Annual Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

    Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Virginia

Administration

Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O. P.
President of the Pontifical Faculty
Assistant Professor,
Church History

B.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Very Rev. Thomas Petri, O. P.
Vice President and Academic Dean
Assistant Professor,
Moral Theology and Pastoral Studies

B.A., Pontifical College Josephinum
S.T.B., University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Faculty

Full Professors

Rev. Joseph Alobaidi, O. P.
Sacred Scripture

B.A., University of Baghdad
L.Phil., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
S.T.L., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
S.S.L., Pontifical Biblical Institute

 

Rev. Steven C. Boguslawski, O. P.
Sacred Scripture (on leave)

B.A., Providence College
M.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.M., Yale Divinity School
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

 

Rev. Basil B. Cole, O. P.
Moral, Spiritual, and Systematic Theology

B.S., University of San Francisco
B.Ph., St. Albert’s College, Oakland
S.T.L., S.T.Lr., Le Saulchoir, France
S.T.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

 

Dr. Gregory LaNave
Systematic Theology

B.A., St. John’s College, Sante Fe, N.M.
M.A., St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn.
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Rev. Gabriel B. O’Donnell, O. P.
Spiritual Theology

B.A., St. Stephen’s College
M.A., University of Notre Dame
S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)
S.T.D., The Teresianum, Rome

 

Associate Professors

Rev. Andrew Hofer, O. P. 
Director of Resident Students (Student Master) 
Patristics and Ancient Languages

B.A., Benedictine College 
M. Litt., University of St. Andrews (Scotland) 
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

 

Rev. Stephen D. Ryan, O. P.
Sacred Scripture

B.A., Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
M.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., Harvard University

 

Rev. Thomas Joseph White, O. P.
Systematic Theology

B.A., Brown University
M.A., Oxford University
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
D.Phil., Theology, Oxford University

 

Assistant Professors

Rev. Timothy Bellamah, O. P. 
Systematic Theology

B.S., Wake Forest University 
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
Ph.D., École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris

 

Rev. James Brent, O. P. 
Philosophy

B.S., Central Michigan University 
M.A., Wayne State University 
Ph.D., St. Louis University

 

Dr. Brian Carl 
Philosophy

B.A., St. Louis University 
M.A., St. Louis University 
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Rev. Brian P. Chrzastek, O. P.
Philosophy

B.A., University of Virginia
M.S., University of Virginia
M.Div., S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
L.Phil., The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago

 

Rev. John D. Corbett, O. P.
Moral Theology (on sabbatical)

B.A., Providence College
S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Rev. Aquinas Guilbeau, O. P.
Moral Theology

B.A., St. Joseph Seminary College, Covington, LA
M.Div./M.A., St. John’s Seminary, Boston
S.T.L., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
S.T.D./Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Rev. John Baptist Ku, O. P.
Systematic Theology

B.S., University of Virginia
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Rev. Dominic M. Langevin, O. P. 
Systematic Theology

B.A., Yale University
M.Div., S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland 

 

Rev. Dominic D. F. Legge, O. P. 
Systematic Theology

B.A., Claremont McKenna College 
J.D., Yale Law School 
Ph.L., The Catholic University of America 
M.Div./S.T.B., S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Dr. Jody Vaccaro Lewis
Sacred Scripture and Patrology

B.A., Westminster College
M.A., Kent State University
M.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

 

Rev. Albert Trudel, O. P. 
Registrar 
Latin and Medieval Studies

B.A., University of Saskatchewan 
M.A., University of Toronto 
M.Div., University of St. Michael’s College 
L.M.S., Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies 
D.Phil., Oxford University

 

Instructors

Rev. Anthony Giambrone, O. P.
Sacred Scripture

B.A., Franciscan University
M.A., Mt. St. Mary’s of the West Seminary
S.T.B., M.Div., The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., The Catholic University of America
S.S.L., S.S.B., Pontifical Biblical Commission
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

 

Rev. John Chrysostom Kozlowski, O. P.
Canon Law

B.A., John Carroll University
M.Div./S.T.B., The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
J.C.L., The Catholic University of America
J.C.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Rev. George P. Schommer, O. P.
Director of Pastoral Formation
Pastoral Studies

B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
M.Div., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception

 

Part Time/Adjunct Faculty 

Rev. Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield
Moral and Spiritual Theology

B.A. (Phil.), St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
M.Div., M.A., St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
S.T.L., Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, Washington, D.C.
S.T.D., Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, Washington, D.C.

 

Sr. Maria Kiely, O.S.B.
Greek

B.A., Aquinas College
M.A., L’Université Laval (Quebec)
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Mr. Shane Owens 
Church History

B.A., University of Miami 
M.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
Ph.D. (cand.), The Catholic University of America

 

Dr. Jem Sullivan
Director of Career Placement
Teaching and Learning

B.A., Ateneo University, Manila
M.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America